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Secondary Weekly Highlights: Climbing High and Swimming Strong! Secondary Weekly Highlights: Climbing High and Swimming Strong!

In this week’s Secondary Blog, it is a pleasure to be able to celebrate two sporting achievements and experiences that our students have had in recent weeks: one on land and one in water. Francesco Corbetta (Teacher of Physics and Head of EPQ), Melissa Ang (Coach) and Lewis Keens (Director or Sport) share more details below.

 

Last month, Camp 5 organised the first Council..

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Sport Returns to KLASS!🏸🏀🏊⚽ Sport Returns to KLASS!🏸🏀🏊⚽

On 11 March 2020, our U18 Boys Badminton team flicked, cleared and pivoted their way through the seasonal AIMS Tournament, held at MKIS, blissfully unaware the event would be the last competitive fixture for over 2 years! Fittingly, our eagerly anticipated return to sport begins with a friendly Badminton tournament at the Secondary campus.

  On Wednesday 8 June we welcome..
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Learn Something New Everyday: PE Teachers CPD Learn Something New Everyday: PE Teachers CPD

In PE we love to learn new things and over recent weeks our PE & Sport Department have been busy developing our knowledge across a range of activity areas.

During the Easter break our dedicated team of swim coaches spent two exhausting days upskilling their Lifeguarding skills by taking the ‘National Rescue Award for Swimming Teachers and Coaches’ (NRASTC) qualification. 

The..

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FOBISIA Virtual Run 🏃and Virtual Swim🏊 FOBISIA Virtual Run 🏃and Virtual Swim🏊

Before the Easter break a number of our students were involved in some exciting FOBISIA Virtual sport events.

FOBISIA Virtual Run🏃

For 8 weeks leading up to the break, a small group of determined students from JB and EP worked hard both at home and at school to prepare their minds and bodies for the FOBISIA Virtual Run.

The Virtual Run, over a distance of 5km, challenged our..

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KLASS Torpedoes compete @ SEASAC virtual swim meet🏊 KLASS Torpedoes compete @ SEASAC virtual swim meet🏊

And just like that, KLASS Torpedoes has finished their first official meet in 2 years. A determined team returned to the competition circuit, putting down impressive times for our time trials in February. From there, 10 boys and 10 girls were selected to represent Alice Smith in the virtual SEASAC swim meet - the most prestigious swim meet for international schools in..

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Conceptual Understanding in PE: KLASS Values with Y7 Conceptual Understanding in PE: KLASS Values with Y7

To lead the pursuit of excellence in learning underpins our KLASS vision, mission and belief statement. Our teachers are leaders in learning; they thrive through collaboration and research; through creativity and innovation; through taking risks in their teaching and being reflective in doing so. This week, our Director of Sport, Lewis Keens, shares with us the innovative..

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FOBISIA Virtual Dance and Gymnastics FOBISIA Virtual Dance and Gymnastics

Last week KLASS students watched in anticipation as their hard work creating gymnastic routines and dances during lockdown was shared with the FOBISIA community.

FOBISIA Virtual Dance

Back in distance learning, Ms Sullivan and Miss Curwood worked closely with our students, offering them the opportunity to enter the FOBISIA Invitational Dance, hosted by Bangkok Patana School...

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AIMS Virtual Olympics Results AIMS Virtual Olympics Results

After 5 weeks of competition, involving 1,639 participants from 41 AIMS schools the official AIMS Virtual Olympics Results are in…

We are pleased that 50 KLASS students took part in the competition with 10 of our students managing to make the leaderboard in the events! 🏅

To see the final leaderboards for each individual event and a list of all participating schools please..

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